Rigorous and stimulating in nature, our program provides an environment that both
challenges and prepares you to function in various capacities within the professional
world of music.
Why music education at OSU?
Large enough to offer you rewarding performance opportunities, our music department
is also small enough to provide you with a welcoming and supportive atmosphere to
study music education. You'll have the opportunity to work with faculty who are nationally
and internationally renowned artists and music scholars. The program also leads you
toward completing an Oklahoma teacher's certificate.
Music education graduates are prepared for success in a wide variety of musical careers
that include performance, teaching, working in the music industry and beyond. Our
graduates have pursued successful careers in a variety of fields:
Teaching in public schools
University positions as faculty and conductors
Music industry/commercial artist
Concert Hall Manager
Instrument Repair Technician
Recording Industry Technician
1 on 1opportunity to work
with faculty who are nationally and internationally renowned artists and music
Music education majors in the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music have ample
opportunities to hone their skills and broaden their horizons through things such
Participation in bands, choirs and/or orchestra
Interaction with renowned guest artists and clinicians
One-on-one private instruction with teachers
Touring opportunities with ensembles
Invited performances at various conventions
Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students
and continuing students. When you complete the OSU admission application, you are
automatically considered for theuniversity level scholarships. Students are also eligible for college level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions
may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria. Departmental level scholarships are available for students whose major is housed within specific departments.